Nappanee, Indiana

Welcome to Nappanee, Indiana, a city that prides itself for its Amish Community but is also innovative.

The city of Nappanee is located south of the city of Elkhart. It’s one of several cities in Elkhart County of Northern Indiana. Current population data estimates around 7,000 people and the median household income is around $44,000 per year. Unemployment rate has held steady around 3%.

Nappanee’s economy is comprised of farming, manufacturing, and tourism.

If you visit downtown Nappanee you’ll find all kinds of things to do from shopping local boutiques to visiting local coffee shops to trying out Amish bakeries and more! The McCormick Creek Golf Course is a great course to play 18 holes or you can stop by one of the 5 different parks in Nappanee to explore nature, hike trails, and feel the peacefulness of the city.

Ruhe 152 is a popular restaurant and bar for weekend date nights with a modern upscale atmosphere. The Nappanee Theater opened in 1926 and is still open today, with movie showings on the weekends. You can check out their Facebook page to keep up with the events taking place at the theater.

Below you can learn more about the various restaurants, breweries, and attractions that bring locals to Nappanee, IN.


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Ruhe 152

Enjoy fine dining and drinks inside the recently renovated Ruhe 152, featuring a rustic taproom, an upper loft, and traditional dining.
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Bars & Breweries

Check out the best bars in town.
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RV Hall of Fame

Tour the RV Hall of Fame Museum.
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McCormick Creek Golf Course

Play 18 holes of golf at the local golf course.
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Nappanee Theater

Catch a concert, play, or show at the Round Barn Theatre in Nappanee, IN.
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If you want to learn the history of Nappanee, we recommend stopping by the Coppes Commons. This originally was a 100,000 square foot factory for producing Coppes Kitchen Cabinets, known for the famous “Hoosier Cabinets.” 

The facility now houses a variety of small businesses and food stands if you want to try some delicious mid-western dishes, freshly baked items, and get a taste of the Amish culture.

And if you have time, stop by the famous Quilt Garden which is 1 of 17 different quilt flower gardens in Elkhart County.

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Quilt Gardens
Round Barn Theater
Amish Community
Bed and Breakfast
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Moving to Nappanee?

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